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Two tourists rescued early Sunday morning on West Glacier Trail by 3:30 a.m."The best thing is once they realized they were lost, they called the state troopers," said Bruce Bowler, team manager of SEADOGS.He added that the pair were dressed for conditions - temperatures at 1:30 a.m. were...
No sign of person who shouted for help at glacier

...looking for the lost person at about 3:40 p.m.By about 7 p.m. and the arrival of nightfall, SEADOGS team leader Bruce Bowler told the Empire that two search dogs and dog handlers were leaving from the scene. CCFR searchers left about the same...
Searchers find body of missing man

...Bentz said, saying Blaisdell's cellphone died sometime after the last message was sent.SEADOGS team leader Bruce Bowler said every one of the group's dog handlers and canines hit the ground searching Sunday afternoon, as did members...
Empire Editorial: Prepare for the worst

...what her plans are," JMR member Doug Wessen told the Empire. "It's all speculation, it's all a mystery."Bruce Bowler, the leader of SEADOGS, reminded residents out on the trails to tell someone where you are going and when you expect...
Buis family thankful for search effort, community support, Troopers Joshua Bentz and Chris Umbs, for leading and organizing the search for Sharon. We also want to thank Bruce Bowler of SEADOGS and his team, Pat Dryer of the Juneau Mountain Rescue and his talented and experienced crew, along with...
Search for missing hiker widens on second day handlers on a four-hour-long hike down to the Thane Road avalanche chute Sunday night, said SEADOGS leader Bruce Bowler."I picked them up at 10 p.m. last night," Bowler told the Empire in an interview Monday. Nothing came of the...
We'd be lost without you, Ki

...was so cold that his inside T-shirt was frozen," Radach said, adding that he believes the man ended up being OK.Bruce Bowler, the team leader of SEADOGS, described Radach and Ki as the "rock" of their team."The Alaska State Troopers would...
Country star Pam Tillis to perform Monday

...Denial," "Let That Pony Run" and "Shake The Sugartree," among others. It is open to all ages.Find out more about Tillis by visiting more on the concert, contact Bruce Bowler at 789-2582.
On day three, search for hiker continues, contact troopers at 465-4000 and they will dole out assignments based on ability, skill level and needs.Bruce Bowler, the leader of SEADOGS, reminded residents out on the trails looking for Sharon to tell someone where you are going...
Emotions run high after search is called off

...a scent dog "showed interest" on the Mount Roberts trail, but the dogs did not pick up a scent, SEADOGS leader Bruce Bowler said.Doug Wessen, a longtime JMR member who helped organize the effort, said it's incredibly frustrating to not...


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